The Latest: Mexican druglord "El Chapo" is in US courthouse
Small protests against Trump in Japan, PhilippinesSeveral hundred people, most of them expatriate Americans, held a protest on Friday in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, against U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, hours before his inauguration in Washington. "Trump presidency gets my blood boiling ... Everything we value could be gone. It's time to speak your mind and concerns and to do our best to salvage the values we cherish in America," said Bill Scholer, an art teacher.
Will Trump end globalization? The doubt haunts Davos' elite
S.Africa's top policeman denies taking bribes after his home is searchedSouth Africa's acting police commissioner on Friday denied allegations that he took bribes to fund an 8 million rand ($600,000) mansion in an upmarket suburb of the capital Pretoria. Speaking to eNCA television news a day after officers from the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) searched his home, Khomotso Phahlane said he had done nothing wrong and was cooperating with the investigators. "They (investigators) have been provided with proof of payment to confirm that the allegations are just an attempt to tarnish my reputation," said Phahlane, referring to a sound system installed in his home by a company also in business with the police.
Royal Navy removes WWII bomb from River Thames in London
Gambian leader told to cede power or be forced out
The leaders of Guinea and Mauritania arrived in Gambia's capital Friday in a last-ditch diplomatic effort to get defeated President Yahya Jammeh to cede power, while a regional military force was awaiting ...
The Latest: Germany doubts US to reject free trade
The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 2.30 p.m. Germany's finance minister doubts that the incoming Donald Trump administration in the U.S. will abandon free trade. ...
Rescue crews find some 8 people alive after Italy avalanche
FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) ? Rescue crews located up to eight people alive in the kitchen of an avalanche-crushed hotel on Friday, an incredible discovery that boosted spirits two days after the massive snow slide buried around 30 people in the resort.
Protesters make their mark on Trump's inauguration
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Bearing signs reading "Let freedom ring" and "Free Palestine," protesters pitching diverse causes but united against the incoming president demonstrated in the early hours of Inauguration Day, intent on making their mark as Donald Trump prepared to take office.
Roger Federer floors Berdych in 90 minutes at Australian Open
Swiss marvel Roger Federer blitzed long-time rival Tomas Berdych in straight sets to storm into the fourth round with a vintage performance at the Australian Open on Friday. The 17-time Grand Slam champion, seeded 17th after an injury-hit 2016, downed the 10th-seeded Czech 6-2, 6-4, 6-4, in just 90 minutes. Federer reached the round of 16 in Melbourne for the 15th time where he will face Japanese fifth seed Kei Nishikori.